Eurovision Song Contest 2012

SSF - an efficient partner for the construction of the new Baku Crystal Hall

Next Saturday May 26, 2012 the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 will be taking place in the new multi-functional hall in the capital city of Azerbaijan.

On May 21, 2012 the arena has officially been handed over to the client.

The spectacular Baku Crystal Hall was built at the National Flag Square within a record construction time of only eight month and is a new landmark in the port of Baku. SSF Ingenieure AG was responsible for structural engineering of the tribunes and the roof structure of the 230 metre long and 160 metre wide hall.


Client: Republic of Azerbaijan, State Committee on Property Issues
Architect: gmp Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner
General Contractor: Alpine Bau Germany
General Planner / Planning Coordination: NÜSSLI International AG
SSF Services: Structural engineering of tribunes and roofing
Planning and Implementation Period: 8 month, 08/2011 - 03/2012